The love of stuff
The problem with our society is not that it values material things too much but that it doesn’t value them enough
The ugly truth
We all know our culture puts a premium on good looks – does that mean that the ugly are oppressed?
Bullying doctors are not just unpleasant, they are dangerous. Can we change the culture of intimidation in our hospitals?
The Geel question
For centuries, a little Belgian town has treated the mentally ill. Why are its medieval methods so successful?
Beyond the paleo
Our morality may be a product of natural selection, but that doesn’t mean it's set in stone
The vegan carnivore?
It's made in a lab, no factory farms and no killing, but it's still meat. Looks like we'll need a whole new food ethics
How can scientists act ethically when they are studying the victims of a human tragedy, such as the Romanian orphans?
Mercy towards animals
Vegetarian and vegan ethics are not a recent fad in Asia, but a longstanding human aspiration and virtue
Dolphins are not healers
Dolphins are smart, sociable predators. They don't belong in captivity and they shouldn't be used to 'cure' the ill